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Test Code WEST NILE West Nile Virus (WNV) Antibody

Performing Laboratory

LabCorp Burlington, NC

Methodology

Enzyme immunoassay (EIA)

Reference Values

Negative

 

TAT:  3 - 5 Days

Test Classification and CPT Coding

86788

86789

 

LOINC Code: 41232-0

Specimen Requirements

Container/Tube: Red top tube to Gold Top Tube

Specimen: 1 mL serum ( 0.5 mL min)

Transport Temperature: Room Temperature

Stability: 16 Days Room Temperature, Refrigerated or Frozen

Rejection: Gross contamination; severe hemolysis; icteric serum; lipemic serum; quantity not   sufficient for analysis  

Computer Interface Code

PDM #  5901810

Useful For

This test is indicated for use as an aid to the diagnosis of West Nile virus encephalitis.